Professor Hamidi Abdul Aziz
School of Civil Engineering,
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Research Area: Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineering-Landfill technology, land pollution, leachate migration, pollution control)
Dr. Hamidi Abdul Aziz is a professor in environmental engineering in the School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Professor Aziz received his PhD in civil engineering (environmental) from University of Strathclyde in 1992. He is currently the Head of the Solid Waste Management Cluster (SWAM), Universiti Sains Malaysia. He has 28 years of teaching and research experiences in the field of environmental engineering, mainly related to solid waste management and landfill technology, water and wastewater treatment, leachate treatment, bioremediation and pollution control. Professor Aziz sits in Malaysia’s National Technical Committee on Solid Waste Management Malaysia since 2007. He was involved in numerous research, consultancy works and industrial testing projects related to solid waste management, water and wastewater treatment, landfill leachate treatment, curriculum design, environmental impact assessment, environmental management planning, pollution control. Professor Aziz has also involved in international projects, especially in Saudi Arabia. From 2011 to 2015, he has also served as a member of the International Advisory Committee of the Center of Excellence in Environmental Science (CEES) in King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He has jointly developed a low-cost horizontal filtration system for the bottom billion community water supply, with a few completed projects since 2012. To date, he has graduated nearly 100 PhD and MSc students and has published over 200 ISI papers and a few books. He has become an editor and sits in editorial board members of a few international journals. Malaysia Academy of Sciences awarded him a Top Research Scientist of Malaysia in 2012.
Research interest: Landfill technology, land pollution, leachate migration, pollution control